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In Search of Sustainable Travel

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>In the 1980s, <b>ecotourism</b>—driven by a deep conservation and environmental ethic—focused on remote jungle lodges, nature treks, and the like. It was well-meaning and maybe appropriate to the time, but dwelled on the fringes of a largely uninterested mainstream travel …

How to take amazing wildlife photos

<b>Wanderlust's Travel Photo of the Year competition is back!</b> Whether you're an amateur or professional photographer, we'd love to see your shots of …

Is this the world's worst car hire horror story?

<b>Kate Rogers, Stourbridge, writes</b><br>I do so wish I had read your report on the case of Nicholas Heath's encounter with the infamous Monica in Goldcar's office on Madeira (Telegraph Travel, April 2) before I rented a car from her company.<p>I had reserved a estate vehicle suitable for a family of five …

6 Needs of the Millennial Traveler

9 Surefire Ways to Recharge This Weekend

A long hard workweek can leave you spent. Use these 9 tips to refresh and renew over the weekend.<p>Friday afternoon comes and the buzz starts to build. The weekend is finally here. Rest and relaxation are top of mind. Maybe you have a trip ahead of you. But somehow weekends have a way of coming and …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

I’m Back From Vacation. Now What?

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Vacation time’s almost over! Your phone and camera are filled with photos from all your fun trips…what now?<p>You …

New Photographer's Guide to Blue Hour

Among the many tips and tricks new photographers get with regards to lighting, the time of day is an essential concept, which for getting some shots …

France For History Lovers: A New Online Travel Guide To World Heritage Sites

Francophiles and history buffs may be in luck. Discovering French heritage — through cities, monuments and landscapes — may be a little easier with “The World Heritage Sites of France,” a new online travel guide.<p>“The guide directly follows in the philosophy advocated by UNESCO and the World …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

10 Cities That Make For Unpopular Destinations

We've shown you the 10 most disappointing destinations in the world, given you a head's up on the world's most violent cities (aka don't even THINK of vacationing here) and even tipped you off on the 25 most overrated places this planet has to offer. Now, we'd like to take you (not literally, of …

The story behind Lisbon’s beauty

Elaborately-painted Portuguese tiles, called azulejos, fell out of favour in the early 20th Century. But Lisbon today is embracing the art in its murals, museums and metro stations.<p>The blue-and-white tiles that line the church of Lisbon’s Madre de Deus convent complex tell stories in engrossing …

Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

Bloody Mary Recipes

All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory this summer<p>SAVEUR<p>https://www.saveur.com/gallery/Bloody-Mary-Recipes<p>article<p>…

Citrus moscato sangria recipe

Citrus moscato sangria<p>Rate this recipe<p>116 ratings<p>Author: Layla Pujol<p>Yield: For 6-8 people<p>OUR LATEST RECIPES<p>Refreshing citrus moscato sangria recipe …

Spring Cocktails Perfect for Brunch | Epicurious.com | Epicurious.com

S pringtime heralds the return of wonderful fresh ingredients and flavors. Perennial favorite rhubarb is a welcome sight, as are tender green herbs. …

8 Delicious Brunch Drinks to Make for Mother's Day

If you're hosting a Mother's Day brunch, you should probably serve some coffee (maybe iced, since the weather's getting warm) and some fresh-squeezed juice. But if you're going the extra mile, a cocktail will elevate your celebration and make sure everyone has an excellent time. These are a few of …

73-Year-Old Man Creates Magnificent Paintings Using Nothing But Excel

Tatsuo Horiuchi is a 73-year-old artist, who found his passion in digital art 13 years ago, right before his retirement. However, as graphics …

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The best places to visit in Vietnam

Vietnam is so hot right now.<p>Once it conjured up images of napalm showers, Agent Orange and Viet Cong-infested jungle, now Vietnam is surely one of …

Here's The Best Perk Hotels Can Offer Travelers

Plush bedding, fancy lobbies, and extras like pools and gyms are all great, but it turns out that the number one thing travelers care about when staying in a hotel is free breakfast.<p>Hotels.com surveyed thousands of travelers, and found that the most important hotel amenity travelers want is …

Driving around Madeira - photos of the island

The small island of Madeira has, at its heart, a passionate Portuguese community. Forget the fact that more Madeirans actually live in other parts of …

3-D Printable Luggage May Make Schlepping Obsolete

Just e-mail yourself a 3-D printable file of your stuff. Finnish design wiz sees easy times for the future of luggage.<p>It’s never fun to lug around all your stuff. In lieu of that, we make tech to make traveling easier. But what if you didn’t have to pack things in tiny bags, jam luggage shut, yank …

These 5 Gmail Tips And Tricks Will Save You A Huge Amount Of Time

Send and Archive<p>If inbox zero is what you're trying to achieve, this magic button will help you do it. Once you've responded to an email, that conversation will be moved away from the inbox into a digital filing cabinet. Archiving doesn't mean deleting mail. You can find archived messages in the …

A Miracle Treatment to Make Your Feet Feel Like They Checked Into a Spa

Whether you’ve been pounding the city pavement to chase after cherry blossoms or crouching in the garden to harvest your garlic scapes, your feet …

Bottles Up! 20 Ways to Repurpose Your Bottles

Who says mason jars are the only containers hot on the repurposing scene? Bottles are where it’s at, especially after <i>poppin’ bottles in the ice, like a blizzard</i>.<p>But for real, after your next big shindig, be sure to save a few of those glass <i>and</i> plastic bottles to make your own take on any of these …

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5 New Travel Startups to Watch This Week

Travel booking is a hassle for everyone from individual backpackers to multimillion dollar companies. These tools want to cut down on the costs and …

Grab a Coffee: 32 Incredible Photography Links

It has been a terrific week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all points of the internet for the best links …

The Exposure Triangle and How it Affects Your Photos

Getting a new DSLR can be quite an overwhelming experience for a new photographer. All the knobs and buttons seem to do a thousand different things …